If you’re like me and often window shop for some beautiful furniture pieces either to revamp or upgrade your family home, then you will no doubt have encountered a frequent problem of mine… I say to myself ‘if only that was white instead of ivory’ way too often! Shabby Chic furniture With bleak minimalism a thing of the past and the timeless shabby chic interior designs growing each generation, it’s no surprise that shabby chic furniture is one of my favourite styles. With endless options, colours, and... Read More
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If you love the look of shabby chic furniture, you’ll love the Sophia Collection. It provides the perfect foundation for a total room makeover. Elements in this collection have strong but clean lines. The heavy frames are offset by classic brushed steel in the drawer pulls and other fixtures. Let’s start with the dressing table. We are constantly being told we need to adopt mindfulness practices or meditation or some such other thing that is bound to take up time in a busy day. It’s a noble goal, so what... Read More
Just as men can have their own “Man Cave”, women have created their equivalent with the “she-shed”. The she-shed is designed to give the woman of the house a place of her own, and there are many stunning examples of how a little imagination (and no little conviction) can help create a wonderful new garden feature. You might use it as a summer retreat, where you can get lost in a good book, or perhaps as a greenhouse for growing fruits and flowers all year round. Shabby chic she-sheds... Read More
So you fell in love with that dramatic, velvety teal your friends had on an accent wall, but when you used a similarly dramatic shade in your own shabby chic furniture-inspired living room, the place felt like a cave. We’ve recently discussed the difference between ambient, task, and detail lighting, but the colour of your lighting is just as important as its purpose. Lighting can profoundly affect how colour is perceived, so if you’re in the process of selecting paint, don’t neglect to test its appearance with a variety of... Read More
When decorating your home in the French country style, it’s best if you to choose paint colours that will best represent this design and your own personal style.
Live small, decorate big. Keep small spaces light and bright. Break the mold with Shabby chic to create a style that has a lot to say about its environment.